Chachapoyas Quechua

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Chachapoyas Quechua
Amazonas Quechua
Native toPerú
Native speakers
7,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3quk

Chachapoyas or Amazonas Quechua is a variety of Quechua spoken in the provinces of Chachapoyas and Luya in the Peruvian region of Amazonas.

Chachapoyas Quechua is critically endangered, as hardly any children are now learning it. Conila is said to be the last village where children are still able to speak it.

Chachapoyas Quechua belongs to Quechua II, subgroup II-B (Lowland Peruvian Quechua).


  • Gerald Taylor, 2006. Diccionario Quechua Chachapoyas-Lamas (– Castellano)


  1. ^ Chachapoyas Quechua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Chachapoyas Quechua". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.